Empowering Girls’ Through ODL System of Education: A Case Study

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2016-11
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Indrakanti, Verlaxmi
Indrakanti, Satyanarayana R
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM)
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Open and distance learning addresses social and educational inequality and fulfils the needs of disadvantaged group especially the education of girl child, which is an equally essential mandate for the growth of our society. The purpose of the present paper is to find out the opinion of parents towards formal school and ODL. Before interviewing they were told about the advantages of ODL such as flexibility, feasible fee structure, education at their door step etc., which were motivating for them. Some questions were framed beforehand based on the formal system of education as they were conversant with it and others on the need and queries of the parents, mostly related to ODL. // Objectives: 1. To study the attitude of parents towards girls' education 2. To check the difference of parents attitude towards formal system and ODL. // Paper ID 538

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Open and Distance Learning (ODL),Gender,Women and Girls' Education
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India
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Asia
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